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MIGRAINE

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Headaches are among the most common minor health problems. Tension headaches, which are the most common, account for 90% of all headaches.

To relieve headache pain, you exercise, rest, correct bad physical habits, avoid provocative substances in your diet and surroundings, and take an analgesic such as Advil.

A migraine is much more than a headache. It's prompted by biochemical changes in the brain that cause the arteries in your head to narrow (constrict) and then widen (dilate).

Although doctors do not yet understand the exact causes of migraines, they are related to changes in the brain and linked to genetics, physiology, emotions and environment.

A migraine is more than a bad headache. Migraine attacks cause terrible, throbbing pain, and symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.